Humboldt State University



Location

Arcata, CA
United States
40° 51' 59.4612" N, 124° 4' 58.224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2012
geo: 
Arcata, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,700

The personal information of students was accidentally sent in an email attachment as a response to a request for data.  The mistake was noticed immediately and all copies of the file were removed from the system of the party requesting data.  Student names, addresses, and Social Security numbers were exposed. Humboldt State University warned students to be vigilant about phishing, but stated that it is unlikely the data was misused.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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